Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Latest News

Nov 14, 2018

Portland, Maine—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement after the Coast Guard briefed her office on successfully rescuing the four-member crew of the Portland-based fishing vessel Aaron & Melissa II this morning. 

Nov 1, 2018

MAINE– This week, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) led 45 Members of Congress in writing to Governor Paul LePage and urging him to drop his support for Texas, et al v. U.S., et al.

Oct 30, 2018

Joining SidexSide in Portland for an exciting federal grant announcement to support arts-based education in local schools.

Oct 30, 2018

Washington, D.C.—Maine’s Congressional Delegation announced today that Sanford-based Flemish Master Weavers prevailed in its application for an exemption from a tariff on yarn it uses to manufacture area rugs in Maine.  The ruling by the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board helps to level the playing field for Flemish Master Weavers to compete against foreign competitors and places the company in a

Oct 26, 2018

Great morning spent in Waterville, talking with local organizations investing in the community's arts and creative economy. Amazing to see what's gone on here in last few years!

Oct 18, 2018

Portland, Maine—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced today that over $2 million in USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grants will be awarded to the University of Maine and a Waterville small business to advance Maine’s agricultural economy. FoodCorps, a program that offers food and agriculture education programs in several Maine communities, also received funding.

Oct 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Seeking answers in the murder of Jamal Khassoggi, a writer and journalist who was detained and believed to be tortured and killed by the Saudi Arabian government, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) has cosponsored H.R.

Oct 15, 2018

Washington, DC – Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and David Young (R-Iowa)—co-chairs of the House Food Waste Caucus—as well as Lynn Jenkins (R-Kansas) and Jim McGovern (D-Mass.)—co-chairs of the House Hunger Caucus—have together introduced